A Salamanca man has pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from his fraudulent debt restructuring business that reportedly scammed 200 people out of $1.2 million. Sergiy Bezrukov, 35, of Salamanca and formerly of Queens, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Buffalo to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and money laundering, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced.
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Money mules are people who receive and transfer money obtained from victims of fraud. Some money mules know they’ve been recruited to assist criminal activity, but others become money mules without realizing their activity is benefiting fraudsters.Read Scam Article